Startups The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Startups en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:15:00 GMT The Finns Are Coming, and They Mean Business Check out these three cool, innovative Nordic startups that are seeking to expand to the U.S. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:15:00 GMT Adam Callinan Need a Room Painted? This New Startup Wants to Streamline the Whole Process. PaintZen, backed by real-estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, launches in New York and San Francisco today. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:43:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cache, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets down the road. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:53:00 GMT Kate Taylor The Golden Rule of Startup Capital: Don't Waste Money For ambitious entrepreneurs, keep this one rule in mind when preparing your pitch to investors. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:30:00 GMT Peter Gasca Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based The AOL co-founder has been on a tour of cities between the coasts and will soon invest $500,000 in five startups. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:30:00 GMT Derek Andersen 7 Surprising Truths About Mentors You may think you're in control and everything happens for a reason, but more often than not, things that matter are influenced by others. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:30:00 GMT Steve Tobak 5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses A change in focus can lead to great things by bringing in new customers or providing a much need kick in the pants. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:30:00 GMT Zach Cutler 7 Tips For Hiring The Best Startup Talent For any entrepreneur, identifying and hiring your first non-founding employees is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:30:00 GMT David Chait A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise How do you build a business that both generates a profit and gives back to a worthy cause? An New York City entrepreneur shares his strategy. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:30:00 GMT Adam Callinan 4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:45:00 GMT Rob Strandberg Sick of Apple? Check Out Carrot, a Wireless Vegetable That's Exactly What the Name Suggests. Carrot pokes fun at Apple and other tech companies by satirizing the all-too-familiar clichés of Silicon Valley product makers. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:20:00 GMT Kate Taylor Why the Hell Would Anyone Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Being an entrepreneur might seem glamorous, but it isn't. Far from it. Still, the rewards are great... and not what you might expect. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:18:00 GMT Jason Saltzman A Look Into Entrepreneurial Approaches to Social Change In partnership with the Case Foundation, we kick off a weekly series profiling entrepreneurs who are pioneering social change, as well as the investors who are backing their ambitious efforts. Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:00:00 GMT Jean Case Take a Page From Israelis By Being Direct A little 'chutzpa' will go a long way by creating a more open environment that saves everyone time. Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:00:00 GMT Ron Yekutiel An Entrepreneur Takes Aim at the Ubiquitous Bloomberg Terminal Bloomberg's former global head of commodities has come up with an alternative to the widely-used trading platform. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:39:00 GMT Nina Zipkin How We Drove 10K Unique Visitors to a New Product in a Month With these five tactics, traffic started flowing to a service that had just launched. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:30:00 GMT Jimi Smoot Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips Ask that essential question: Would you put money into your business concept? Make sure your pitch explains why. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:00:00 GMT Peter Gasca Google to Open Campus for Entrepreneurs in Madrid After successfully launching startup community centers in London and Tel Aviv, the global search goliath is now cultivating its entrepreneurial reign in Spain. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:21:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow This Startup Wants to Change How Car Insurance Works Metromile has created a device that captures mileage data to determine how much people should pay for their insurance policies. Sun, 05 Oct 2014 14:00:00 GMT Cadie Thompson 6 Reasons to Ditch Your Corporate Job for a Startup While the corporate career path may offer perks and a safety net, working at a startup provides you a number of benefits. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:30:00 GMT Clay Clark